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Mellieha Air Raid Shelter

Opens in 14 min: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
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Going back in history.

This is a must see if you are in Mellieha. The small entrance fee of €2 per person was, if... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
AnthonyM539
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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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Little gem

We were visiting the Cathedral when we noticed this fabulous place. For a small admission you could... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
laurenb264
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Bishops Tachbrook, United Kingdom
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Our Lady of the Grotto Street | Voluntary Organisation 0144, Mellieha, Island of Malta, Malta
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is a must see if you are in Mellieha. The small entrance fee of €2 per person was, if anything, to cheap. The atmosphere in the shelters takes you back to the 1940s when the locals had to use these against the German and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We were visiting the Cathedral when we noticed this fabulous place. For a small admission you could explore the tunnels and exhibits at your leisure. The man at the entrance tells you about his personal experiences of living in Malta as a child during the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Inexpensive to visit. There are steps to the shelter should visitor have mobility problems may not be suitable.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank taffy46
Reviewed 1 week ago

The tunnels are extensive, with some displays and information boards. a bargain entrance price and well worth a visit for half an hour if in the area.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank marrowina
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We first visited the Shelters three years ago and thought they were amazing and the smells in there too! My husband and I spent nearly two hours outside prior to going in talking to John and listening to his stories and wealth of information all...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Springwatcher
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went to the raid shelters and it was so moving. My son (12) and I spent a long time talking to John who looks after them and his knowledge is incredible and humbling. It really made us understand how bad it was for the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank LADun
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very cheap to enter and extremely interesting with information boards around for you to access the necessary history.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank maria h
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was a surprise it was only 2 euro 40 centimes each . It was interesting as the tunnels went deep into the hillside. It was hard to believe that people lived here when the island was being attacked

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank val h
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very reasonably priced. Of great interest. Makes you realise how much the people of Malta suffered during the war.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank pasalmon
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was very informative. The gentleman there told us in great detail what happened during the war and the part the British played

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank maryandsoren
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Paul T
October 21, 2018|
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Response from Maarja N | Reviewed this property |
Not that I know of :) There was just one guy who sold us the tickets ( 2 per face) and the we just explored the place ourselves.
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jwpn2017
September 5, 2017|
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Response from 290karanm | Reviewed this property |
Yes I have just visited it in January.
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tripforus
June 21, 2016|
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Response from 469sue | Reviewed this property |
Hello 9.30 until about 3.30 in the peek season
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